As a registered nurse for the past 10 years, Gaby Norman is used to taking care of others. And that’s why, with the Morrison Government proposing dangerous industrial relations legislation, she fears for what’s ahead.
When it comes to looking after our elders, Australia simply must do better. That was the powerful theme that emerged from the report from the Royal Com-mission into aged care released on Monday.
Llwyd is an electrician based in Brisbane, with nearly three decades’ worth of experience. But he’s trapped on what he calls “the labour hire roundabout”.
Job security. That’s all Rylee Miller is asking for. She just wants to know her job is safe and permanent.
Australian dinner plates are carrying an uncomfortable secret. The abundance of high quality, relatively cheap fruit and vegetables that we are serving up at mealtimes comes at a much higher price to those whose job it is to harvest it.
In the past two weeks, we have seen Scott Morrison and his ministers do everything they can to avoid scrutiny, and accountability, for their botched response to Brittany Higgins’ accusation of rape against a former Liberal Party colleague. There could not be a greater contrast with Higgins’ courage, determination, and clarity.